Graduation ceremonies for the academic year 2017-2018

The dates of the graduation ceremonies for the academic year 2017-2018 are now available.  Bookings close two weeks before the ceremony date.

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10 July 2017

Clare Hall student leads the way in the University of Cambridge Green Impact Initiative

On 21 June the University of Cambridge presented its 2017 'Cambridge Green Challenge' awards. The ceremony recognised the efforts of staff and students working to improve environmental performance in their places of work and study throughout the 2016/17 academic year. Professor Ian Leslie, the University’s Senior Adviser to the Vice-Chancellor with special responsibility for Environmental Sustainability, presented the awards to the winners in each category.

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26 June 2017

Friends of Clare Hall Art Society - Nicholas Juett ‘A Cambridge Exploration’

Please join us in the Richard Eden Suite at 5.30pm on the 28 June for a drinks reception and art viewing, followed by a talk from Nicholas Juett.

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19 June 2017

Clare Hall Nordic Week

Clare Hall has a vibrant international community of Fellows, Visiting Fellows and students. In celebration of this, the College organises an annual international week of activities and experiences to reflect the culture, history and life of different regions. This year we are putting the spotlight on the Nordic Countries: Denmark, Norway, Sweden & Finland, with a varied programme exploring their architecture, literature, music and culinary delights, not to mention hygge.

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12 June 2017

Postdoc Formal Hall Swap

14 Clare Hall Postdocs attended a Formal Hall swap with Trinity College on 7 June. This wonderful event was preceded by a special invitation to participate in the inaugural Trinity Forum Talks, which consisted of a series of 20 short talks by Trinity postgraduates, and a networking session in the Master's Lodge and Garden. Clare Hall postdocs very much enjoyed meeting and dining with Trinity postdocs in the great hall.

We look forward to hosting our Trinity friends in a few weeks’ time.

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09 June 2017

The Clare Hall Ashby Lecture 2017

This year's Ashby Lecture will be given by Dr Ha-Joon Chang from the Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.  Dr Chang's lecture will be entitled 'How much is the free market compatible with a 'decent' society?'.

If you would like to attend this event, please reserve your place here.


Further Links

Clare Hall Ashby Lecture 2017 - Video


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08 June 2017

Digital Interpretations by Steven Mayes

Clare Hall Art Committee warmly invites you to the vernissage of 'Digital Interpretations', an exhibition of new artworks by American artist Steven Mayes at Clare Hall, Herschel Road, Cambridge, CB3 9AL. 

The vernissage will be preceded by a wine reception and welcome speeches by the artist and members of the art committee. The exhibition will then continue until 26 July 2017, open to the public daily between 9 am – 5 pm 

The event is free.

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06 June 2017

Annual President's XI vs. Students cricket match

You are warmly invited to the Annual President's XI vs. Students cricket match to be held at Leckhampton Sports Ground on Wednesday 21 June at 2 pm.

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02 June 2017

The concept of need in Adam Smith by Toru Yamamori

Clare Hall Life Member Toru Yamamori has recently published a paper looking at the concept of need in the prevailing neoclassical school of economics.  Entitled 'The concept of need in Adam Smith', the paper was written during his time as a Visiting Fellow at Clare Hall.  

Read more about Dr Yamamori's paper in the Cambridge Journal of Economics.



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18 May 2017

Gillian Beer wins Truman Capote Prize

Former Clare Hall President Dame Gillian Beer has been awarded the prestigious Truman Capote Prize for her recent book on the Alice novels, Alice in Space. All members of the college community send their warmest congratulations to her.





Further links

Times Higher Education review... Read more

12 May 2017